Narada Michael Walden

Narada Michael Walden

Born Apr 23, 1952

Narada Michael Walden is an American producer, drummer, singer, and songwriter. He was given the name Narada by guru Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s and his musical career spans three decades, in which he was awarded several gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. Walden has also owned and operated Tarpan Studios, a well-known recording studio in San Rafael, California, since the mid-1980s.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born in 1952.


1976 24 Years Old 1 More Event
His first solo album, Garden of Love Light, was released in 1976 and included the track "Delightful", a song from the Tommy Bolin Band setlist. … Read More
1979 27 Years Old His 1979 album Awakening peaked at #15 on the R&B charts, spawning a Top 10 hit with "I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance with You)".
1980 28 Years Old Later that year, his album The Dance of Life yielded the Top 5 single "I Shoulda Loved Ya", which also made the UK Top 10 in 1980.


1985 33 Years Old He continued to score sporadic solo hits throughout the 1980s. "Gimme Gimme Gimme", his 1985 duet with Patti Austin, reached #1 in Sweden.
1988 36 Years Old In 1988, he scored another UK top 10 hit and a #1 US Dance hit, with "Divine Emotions" under the name Narada.
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